Media Releases

  • QANTAS INTRODUCES ‘QUOKKA’ TO PROMOTE THE BEST OF WA

    Qantas’ third Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will be named after one of Australia’s cutest native animals, the quokka. Unique to Australia and largely found on Rottnest Island off the coast of Perth, quokkas are described as the happiest animal on Earth and are even known to enjoy a selfie with tourists. Quokka was among the most […]

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  • FLYING KANGAROO MEETS JOLLY JUMBUCK AS FIRST DREAMLINER SERVICE TAKES OFF TO LA

    Delivery of second 787-9 enables start of international services Aircraft named ‘Waltzing Matilda’, joining ‘Great Southern Land’ Qantas announces Melbourne-San Francisco route starting late 2018 Qantas today revealed the name of its second Dreamliner, and announced a new route, ahead of the aircraft’s first scheduled international flight. Qantas International CEO Alison Webster was joined by […]

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  • QANTAS GROUP NETWORK UPDATE – SINGAPORE

    The Qantas Group is making a number of network adjustments to its services between Australia and Singapore. The key changes see Qantas returning an Airbus A380 on the Sydney-Singapore route three weeks ahead of the reinstatement of its services from Singapore to London. Qantas is also increasing its Perth to Singapore 737 services from once […]

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  • QANTAS’ NEW SYDNEY-OSAKA FLIGHTS TAKE OFF

    Qantas’ direct flights between Sydney and Osaka take off today, providing passengers with another gateway into Japan following strong growth in travel between the two countries. Qantas’ fourth route between Australia and Japan begins as the airline celebrates 70 years of flying between the two countries. The year-round direct flights will operate three times per week […]

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  • RESIGNATION OF JAYNE HRDLICKA

    Qantas announces that Jayne Hrdlicka, Chief Executive of Qantas Loyalty, has resigned from the Group after seven years. Ms Hrdlicka joined Qantas in 2010 as Group Executive of Strategy and Technology before moving to become the CEO of the Jetstar Group in 2012. In her five years at Jetstar, Jayne oversaw the continued expansion of […]

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